Michael Phelps Is Going to Be a Dad (PHOTO)

Michael Phelps and fiancee, Nicole Johnson are expecting their first childOne of the best Olympians of all time just achieved a milestone no gold medal can match: becoming a parent. A huge congratulations is in order for Michael Phelps and his fianceé, Nicole Johnson, who are expecting their first child! And if their baby news isn't enough to make you do a breaststroke in the pool, there's more news: They already know the sex.


The 22-time Olympic medalist and his former Miss California sweetheart are thrilled to be parents, each sharing the good news on social media. Revealing Nicole is over 12 weeks preggers, Mike couldn't help but show his pride for his baby -- and his love for the water -- with this cute snap.

And in case you're wondering, Michael and Nicole are having a baby boy. Little man will have some big swim speedos to fill (well, they're actually quite tight, but you get where I'm going), should he want to ever compete. Seeing as Nicole has about 28 weeks left in her pregnancy (give or take), Baby Phelps should arrive well before the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil -- and hopefully see his pops go for the gold.

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As a fellow Baltimore native, I'm a huge fan of Michael Phelps (it comes with the territory). I already know Mike's son will have season tickets to watch the Ravens play, spend time learning about aquatic life at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, and look forward to watching Fourth of July fireworks over the Harbor from Federal Hill.

I guess a baby and Michael's likely competing in the 2016 Olympics will push back their wedding plans. Needless to say, these two are going to have their hands full for some time.

Congrats again!



Image via m_phelps00/Instagram

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